Added a comment about video E-Bike Allows Cam & Tyler McCaul's Dad to Ride With Them 3/18/2019 9:58 PM

E-bike makers need to market and manufacture the motors to be more low key in appearance on the bikes. Then market it something along the lines of: *E-bike pedal assist motors......shhhh- it’s our dirty little secret*“

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Added a comment about press release $2,061,000 IS UP FOR GRABS IN 2019 - INTENSE PODIUM PAYBACK PROGRAM 2/27/2019 6:38 PM

I don’t understand how a reputable MTB brand in this day in age has to resort to the promotional equivalent of a ponzi scheme to influence people to buy their bikes.......they won’t even have to pay out $2000 of the 2 million “up for grabs” at the end of the year. WTF

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Added a comment about press release $2,061,000 IS UP FOR GRABS IN 2019 - INTENSE PODIUM PAYBACK PROGRAM 2/27/2019 1:24 AM

Ok, let’s break this down logically:

$450 (for all 1st-5th places) x 10 race classes (men’s & womens) x 40 races = $180,000

(Still have $1.9 million missing....)

Ok, now for theory’s sake..... Let’s assume Intense pays out the prize money exponential ² for a 1st place run- **if, and only if,** the rider wins the race on a rim after getting a flat tire.....mid course

Then $ 150 ² x 40 races = $900,000

And that’s assuming everybody is riding an Intense

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Added a comment about feature Prize Purse Strings: Drawn Too Tight? 2/24/2019 12:21 PM

Real changes need to have a coordinated effort from the top most officials. Problem is- they don’t see anything as a problem. Their perspective is: we just coordinating an event for athletes to display their talent ......and their current or future sponsors can splash the cash. They figure: You don't like the prize money.......? Then stay home and make a YouTube video of your bike race (or whatever you do).
It’s kinda like the Health Care industry - everybody knows it’s whole corrupt but what else can you do as a consumer? Corruption and greed is the standard and the people that *could* change it don’t see any problems with the current system.

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Added reply in a thread Name Atherton Bikes first DH Sled 1/29/2019 10:21 AM

The Bogan DH

Added a comment about feature Rampage Judge, Digger, Freerider - Kyle Jameson on The Inside Line 1/24/2019 11:49 PM

Spomer- please clarify something for me about the judging. I always assumed the judges all input there own personal scoring # into the computer to create an *average of all 5 judges scores....with all having their own independent assessment of the run. But when Kyle was talking about Brendawg’s scoring - he said something to the affect: We all knew he should be in 10th place, and the actual number didn’t really matter .......almost as if the judges all have a group discussion about what the score should be before scoring it - “independently” . Every video shot of the judges I have ever seen in Slopestyle contest or Rampage - the judges seem to not be talking at all but immersed in deep thought, or watching replays. Are they having a pow-wow about scoring first????

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Added reply in a thread Maxim Magazine Calls New Harley Davidson Concept E-Moto a Pedal-less Bicycle 1/17/2019 2:11 PM

Coming to poach a trail near you.........at least they'll be quiet

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Added a comment about feature What's In and What's Out in Mountain Biking, 2019 1/9/2019 4:33 PM

The Juiceman is gonna be at every race this season

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Added reply in a thread Riderless Bikes - The Future?? 1/9/2019 3:36 PM

I wouldn’t mind if my bike could, for example - calculate the probability of success or failure when i’m at the top of some new bike park’s freeride trail,etc. Like if you hiked to the top of Brendawg’s or Zink’s line at Rampage..... and the bike calculates: ... more »

Added reply in a thread Danny Mac Races a Horse and It's Kinda Lame (Not the Horse) 1/8/2019 1:14 AM

That felt a whole lot like a Chevy Silverado commercial........at 55 second mark I thought a Chevy truck was gonna put up next to them.

Added a comment about product review First Ride: Troy Lee Designs Resist Short 1/4/2019 12:13 AM

For $130.00 you think it would be made in Italy - not Vietnam

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Liked a comment on the item The Best Vital MTB Member Bike Checks - Shreddy Awards 12/29/2018 5:29 PM

LOVE this time of year that I remember I have a whole week of Shreddy Awards. HATE that my bike didn't even get a mention... Oh yeah, I haven't posted any of them. Do you guys still accept bike checks with 26 inch wheels?

Liked a comment on the item The Best Vital MTB Member Bike Checks - Shreddy Awards 12/29/2018 5:28 PM

WHaTTT!? Honored Vital!!

Added reply in a thread 2020 Bike Wants 12/25/2018 1:05 AM

Bikes that weight 25% less + and cost 25% less $$$

Added reply in a thread Grips Question 12/20/2018 12:52 PM

Used to run ODI longneck lock on- but the grip rubber would always start peeling and moving around on the grip core. Other lock ons grips I tried were hard as a rock garbage So I switched to ODI longneck push ons or sometimes Sensus push on. I also noticed ... more »

Added a comment about video DH Bike Street Hucks and Rail Grinds | Dylan Stark MTB Part 2018 12/10/2018 8:25 PM

Around here, when a BMXer starts riding MTB , the BMXers say: “he turned to the Darkside”

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Liked a comment on the item Interbike Will Not Take Place in 2019 12/6/2018 9:20 PM

GM, Emerald, Stock Market....is the beginning of the end of Trump's 'winning' strategy?

Added reply in a thread EWS Doping Thread Disappearance 11/28/2018 8:04 PM

I know someone out there know is having a good laugh about all this